A. Shama Rao Foundation SRINIVAS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Mangaluru 574143, Karnataka (NAAC Accredited, Affiliated to VTU, Belgavi and Recognized by the AICTE, New Delhi)
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Department Of Automobile Engineering


The Department of Automobile Engineering aims to be a center of excellence in education and research in the field of Automobile Engineering by imparting knowledge and professional skills and active involvement in Research & Development activities to fulfill the expectations of the society and requirements of the nation. The department aims to provide state of the art training to the stakeholders by means of tie-up with leading automobile manufacturing and service industries and prepare them as per the industry requirements. The Department further aims to foster with essential leadership qualities, team spirit and ethical values in the students to sustain global competition and to become successful entrepreneurs.


Automobile Engineering is a branch study of engineering which teaches manufacturing, designing, mechanical mechanisms as well operations of automobiles. It is an introduction to vehicle engineering which deals with motorcycles, cars, buses, trucks, etc. It includes branch study of mechanical, electronic, software and safety elements. Some of the engineering attributes and disciplines that are of importance to the automotive engineer and many of the other aspects are included in it. The automobile sector is getting glamor in the present world so it need large number of Automobile Engineers in India.

Job Roles:

Sales Officer, Professor, Associate Professor, Sr. Officer/Executive, Automobile Engineer, Paint shop Automobile, Embedded Automotive, Software Engineer, Product Development Engineer, Design Engineer etc. it also include

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    Designing and producing visual interpretations of automobiles and their components using computer-aided design packages;
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    Analyze data to develop new designs for various mechanical, electo-mechanical and hydraulic component and systems;
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    Building prototypes of components, developing test procedures and conducting tests using software packages and physical testing methods;
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    Supervising and inspecting the installation, modification and commissioning of mechanical systems in industrial facilities or plants while, supervising quality assurance ;
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    Investigating mechanical failures or unexpected maintenance problems, supervising quality control.


To be a centre of excellence in Automobile Engineering with quality education and research, responsive to the needs of industry and society.


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    To achieve academic excellence through innovative teaching-learning practice.
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    To inculcate the spirit of innovation, creativity and research.
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    To enhance employability through skill development and industry-institute interaction.
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    To develop professionals with ethical values and social responsibilities.

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

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    PEO1: Competent professionals with the knowledge of Automobile Engineering, to pursue variety of careers and higher education.
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    PEO2: Proficient enough to successfully analyze real life problems and design innovative solutions that are technically sound, economically viable and socially acceptable.
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    PEO3: Capable of working in teams, adapting to new technologies and upgrading skills required to serve the society with ethical values.

Program outcome (PO)

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    Engineering Knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
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    Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and Analyse complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.
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    Design/Development of Solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
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    Conduct Investigations of Complex Problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions for complex problems.
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    Modern Tool Usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
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    The Engineer and Society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
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    Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
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    Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
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    Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
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    Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
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    Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
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    Life-long Learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Programme Specific Objectives (PSO)

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    PSO1: Design and development skills: Ability to identify, design, simulate, analyse and develop automobile components and systems using modern engineering tools.
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    PSO2: Domain specific skills: Ability to use the skills and techniques to troubleshoot various problems concerned with contemporary automobiles in the domains like Vehicle Body Engineering & Safety, Engine Pollution & Control, Alternate Energy Sources and Hybrid & Electric vehicles.